By James L. Curtis, Patrick D. Joyce, and Craig B. Simonsen

iStock_000004162096LargeSeyfarth Synopsis: An alcohol induced accident involving an intoxicated employee can be an OSHA recordable incident.

OSHA recently opined in an Interpretation Letter that, where an employee sustained an injury at work but the employee was found to be intoxicated from alcohol through a post-injury drug
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By Brent I. Clark, Meagan Newman, and Craig B. Simonsen

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has analyzed the effect of “dual impact” regulations, and found that an exception will save city regulations from preemption if they are of general applicability. Steel Institute of New York v. City of New York, __ F.3d __, No. 12-276 (2nd Cir.
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